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CKN access

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The Clinical Knowledge Network (CKN) website provides access to online resources for Queensland Health staff.

Staff can register for off-site access.

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For CKN, Standards, and JBI access you will be prompted for a CKN OpenAthens login.
Select the service you want to search using the buttons below.

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Tip: Use quotation marks for phrase searching; eg. "wound management" (except for Standards searches). For more help with searching see Searching for evidence guide or What is Search LKC?

LKC news

LKC Christmas elf shelfie  LKC Christmas & New Year period closure

The LKC is closed for the Christmas - New Year holiday period, from 5 pm Friday 23 Dec 2016 to 2 Jan 2017 as per the compulsory closure policy. We reopen on Tuesday 3 Jan 2017 at 8.30 am.


2016 LKC Client Survey
Here's a summary of 2016 LKC Client Survey positive feedback we received!

Library & Knowledge Centre word art survey feedback summary 2016

1 December World AIDS day

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Contact us directly:

  • +61 7 4226 6679
  • Email
  • 08:30-17:00

Closed weekends and public holidays.



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LKC closures

We are closed weekends & public holidays. Eligible clients can apply for after hours access.

Mon      26 Dec (Boxing Day)
Tue       27 Dec (Christmas Day)
Wed-Fri 28-30 Dec (Compulsory closure)

Mon      2 Jan (New Years Day)
Thu       26 Jan (Australia Day)
Fri        14 Apr (Easter)
Mon      17 Apr (Easter)
Tue       25 Apr (ANZAC Day)
Mon      1 May (Labour Day)
Fri         21 Jul (Cairns Show Day)
Mon      2 Oct (Queens Birthday)
Mon      25 Dec (Christmas Day)
Tue       26 Dec (Boxing Day)
Wed-Fri 27-29 Dec (Compulsory closure)


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